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Theasaurus: Imitating

30 Bible Verses about Imitating

Most Relevant Verses

3 John 1:11

Dear friend, do not imitate [what is] evil, but [what is] good. The one who does good is of God; the one who does evil has not seen God.

2 Thessalonians 3:9

not that we do not have the right, but so that we may give ourselves [as] an example to you, so that [you] may imitate us.

2 Thessalonians 3:7

For you yourselves know how it is necessary to imitate us, that we did not behave irresponsibly among you,

1 Thessalonians 2:14

For you became imitators, brothers, of the churches of God [which] are in Judea in Christ Jesus, because you also suffered the same [things] at the hands of your own people, just as [they] themselves [did] also at the hands of the Jews,

Exodus 23:2

You will not {follow} a majority for evil, and you will not testify concerning a legal dispute to turn aside after a majority to pervert [justice].

Deuteronomy 12:30

{take care} so that you are not ensnared {into imitating them} after their being destroyed from {before you}, and so that you not enquire concerning their gods, {saying}, 'How did these nations serve their gods, and [thus] {I myself} want to do also.'

Topics on Imitating

Imitating Good Kings

14;11;17

And they strengthened the kingdom of Judah and made Rehoboam, the son of Solomon, secure for three years, for they walked in the way of David and Solomon for three years.

Imitating Good People

58;13;7

Remember your leaders, who spoke the word of God to you; {considering the outcome of their way of life}, imitate their faith.

Imitating Jesus

60;2;21

For to this you were called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you should follow in his footsteps,

Imitating Others

46;11;1

Become imitators of me, just as I also [am] of Christ.

Imitating Wicked Kings

11;15;34

He did evil in the eyes of Yahweh, and he walked in the way of Jeroboam and in his sin that he caused Israel to commit.

Imitating Wicked People

12;17;15

They rejected his statutes, his covenant which he {made} with their ancestors, and his warnings which he gave to them; and they went after the idols, became vain, and [went] after all the nations which [were] all around them, which Yahweh had commanded them not to do as they [did].

Not Imitating Evil

2;23;24

" 'You will not bow to their gods, and you will not serve them, and you will not act according to their actions, because you will utterly demolish them, and you will utterly break their stone pillars.

Not Imitating Good

9;8;3

But his sons did not walk in his ways; they turned aside after gain, they took bribes, and they perverted justice.